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Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2020, Volume : 10, Issue : 4
First page : ( 471) Last page : ( 473)
Print ISSN : 2231-1149. Online ISSN : 2349-2996.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00100.7

A study to assess knowledge about anemia among the women (18-45 years) at rural area of Mysore District

Mr. Kumar G Vinay1,*, Mrs. Usha N S2, Mrs. Nandish M P2

1Principal, JSS School of Nursing, Chamarajanagara

2Nursing tutor, JSS School of Nursing, Chamarajanagara

*Corresponding Author Email: vinny.isitha@gmail.com

Online published on 27 April, 2021.

Abstract

Objective

To assess the knowledge about anemia among the women of reproductive age (18-45 years)

Methodology

Questionnaire on demographic proforma. Knowledge about anemia was used to collect the data. An explorative descriptive method has been adopted and 90 women were selected for the study using simple random sampling technique.

Result

Result of the study revealed that 42.22%of women have good knowledge, 33.33% of women have average knowledge and 24.44% of women have low knowledge about anemia.

Conclusion

The reproductive age women in this region have good knowledge about anemia and its prevention but lack of practices also contribute to high prevalence of anemia.

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Keywords

Anemia, Demographic proforma, Explorative descriptive method.

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